Governor Deval Patrick & AMP it UP!
This is not your grandfather’s factory! Massachusetts's AMP It Up Program is preparing high school students for the next generation of manufacturing jobs in Massachusetts. Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School in Palmer, MA is offering a popular high tech training program for students interested in a career in manufacturing. Students train on state of the art machines learning coding, programming and design to manufacture products like components for the biotech and the medical device industry. This cutting edge program is changing the perception of manufacturing jobs and filling an ever increasing demand for skilled workers in manufacturing. Every Pathfinder graduate has landed a job in the manufacturing field making an average starting salary of $45,000 per year.
Check out this video to learn more about Pathfinder’s successful 21st Century Classroom for manufacturing.